Early Salad Hybrid Tomato
The Early Salad Hybrid Tomato is the earliest of all tomatoes that was developed by Burgess, to meet the popular demand for a salad tomato that can be served whole. The fruits measure 1 1/2'' X 1 1/4''. Plants are compact, growing only 6-8'' high with a spread of two feet. Each plant will produce 250-300 delicious fruits that will remain on the plant in good condition for a full month, even in hot weather. Early Salad not only bears early but continues to produce a seemingly endless crop until killed by frost. They are sweet, juicy and firm.45 days from setting out plants until first fruits mature. When raising transplants from seed add 6-8 weeks. Planting guide: Start indoors 8 weeks before time to set in open ground. Cover thinly, then pack firmly and water. When plants are about 2 inches high, transplant to 3 inches apart in flat or pot. After danger of frost, set 2 to 3 feet apart in garden, but before doing so, harden the plants by gradually exposing them to the outdoor air for about a week. These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting: Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets Peat Pots, 2 1/4'' round Peat Pots, 3'' round3'' square pots 4 1/2'' round pots For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hot kaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors. Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!